David Groff's book
Clay (Trio House Press, 2013) was chosen by Michael Waters for the Louise Bogan Award. His first book
Theory of Devolution (University of Illinois Press, 2002) was selected by Mark Doty for the National Poetry Series. He has co-edited the Lambda Award-winning
Who's Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners (University of Wisconsin Press, 2013) and
Persistent Voices: Poetry by Writers Lost to AIDS (Alyson, 2010). His poems have appeared in
American Poetry Review, theawl.com,
Georgia Review, Great River Review, Iowa Review, and other journals and venues. An independent book editor, he also teaches poetry, nonfiction, and publishing in the M.F.A. creative writing program of the City College of New York.